FRER FAINT line - ADVICE NEEDED!!!

(64 Posts)
cbmb12 Mon 23-Dec-13 19:18:54

I POAS this morning (clearblue digital with conception date) and it said not pregnant, but I am addicted to poas....so, this evening did an FRER and I had a very (barely visible) second pink line. Husband saw it too and confirmed that I wasn't mad about the second line.
AF due on 25th....
Does that sound like a positive and what are the chances of false positives??

cbmb12 Tue 24-Dec-13 19:05:06

Has anyone here knowingly had an early miscarriage/chemical pregnancy? If so...what were the signs? (I haven't got any I don't think but want to keep any eye out)

Feelingfatty Tue 24-Dec-13 19:30:36

My friend had a 'chemical pregnancy' only signs we're did a pregnancy test before he period due (about a week so very early) and was positive then did another in the morning and then another in morning but negative. Everyone after negative doctors odd bloods and could see she had had one. I wouldn't worry! If you're tests are positive they're positive!

cbmb12 Tue 24-Dec-13 19:43:47

Im only fretting because I am not due for a day or two and the line was fainter this morning than last night, although barely...if it was post due date I'd be less anxious, but it seems CPs are very common (i did not know about them until today!!)

3gorgeousgirlies Tue 24-Dec-13 20:12:11

Hi I've just had 2 chemicals in a row. Both times I got faint positives few days early then went negative as af was due then started bleeding few days later.

First chemical I had severe cramps the day after I tested positive. The second one I had no symptoms.

I'm sure your lines will get darker next few days. I was just unlucky. Most faint lines do turn out ok for most women.

cbmb12 Tue 24-Dec-13 23:36:38

Thanks 3gorgeousgirlies - I appreciate that. Sorry to hear about your chemicals. Big hugs <3
It is one of the problems of early testing I guess - the lurking fear (and risk) of potential chemicals.
AF is due either tomorrow or day after for me...nervous as took test last night and another this morning and it was nor darker (possibly even slightly lighter)

MrsClauswearsspanx Wed 25-Dec-13 00:23:54

My tests were negative until a week AFTER AF was due. And I was very much pregnant! So the fact you're seeing a faint line now means to me you're def preg, just v v early days.

cbmb12 Wed 25-Dec-13 00:34:43

Yeh, I am pretty sure I am (or at least was until V recently!), just scared that i will have a chemical because line was fainter.....
Scary business - didn't even know chemical pregnancies existed until yesterday!!!!!! FX!

MrsClauswearsspanx Wed 25-Dec-13 00:46:12

It could just be the different tests showing stronger and then fainter lines. FX.

Writerwannabe83 Wed 25-Dec-13 00:54:01

Try not to worry cbmb - I got 3 BFPs one day (with mid afternoon and evening urine) but when I tested the next morning with another two brands they both came back as negative - not even a faint line. I also assumed I'd had a chemical pregnancy!! I tested again the next day though and got a 'Pregnant 2-3 weeks' on my CB Digi. As the CB Digi was reading 2-3 weeks then my HCG levels must have been pretty high so in idea why other tests had come back negative. But anyway, I'm just over 26 weeks so there's no disputing it now smile

cbmb12 Wed 25-Dec-13 08:36:05

Took another frer today, and the line is stronger (although still faint), so I am definitely pregnant.
Keeping fingers and toes crossed that it is sticky and I don't get a chem pregnancy (af due today or tomorrow)

Feelingfatty Wed 25-Dec-13 12:10:24

Fabulous news op! Merry Christmas!!!

zeeboo Wed 25-Dec-13 12:34:22

As someone up thread said, you don't "get a chemical pregnancy" you get pregnant. That pregnancy either proceeds to term or you suffer a mc or premature labour.

cbmb12 Wed 25-Dec-13 12:53:44

I know that 'chemical pregnancy' doesn't mean a false pregnancy...it just means early miscarriage, but it seems to be what it is called by midwives etc.....(don't know why though)

cbmb12 Wed 25-Dec-13 12:54:01

Thanks feelingfatty!!!!!!

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